What is another word for quay?

Pronunciation: [kˈiː] (IPA)

A quay is typically a stone or concrete platform along a shoreline used for loading and unloading ships. However, there are a few other synonyms for "quay" that can be used interchangeably such as wharf, pier, dock, jetty, and berth. A pier is generally a long and narrow structure that extends into the water and provides a place for boats to tie up. Similarly, a dock and jetty are also used for mooring boats but differ in shape and size. A berth can refer to a location where a ship can be moored or the act of docking a vessel. No matter which word is used, they all refer to a place where boats and ships can dock and exchange cargo and passengers.

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Usage examples for Quay

In this manner he carried him to the quay, and holding him for some time over the water, at length dropped him into it.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
The gray of the dawn gave way to a glowing sunrise; when they at length reached the quay, dead-beat with fatigue and want of sleep, the people were all about.
"The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols"
William Black
In the evening I went down with Sinnet to the quay, where a man was pointed out to us as skipper of the lugger.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston

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